Category Archives: vegetarian

curried quinoa, lentil, and yogurt with mango recipe

One of my foods is fresh mango and I’m so happy mango season is here.  A ripe mango is juicy, sweet, and just melts in the mouth. While I was visiting my parents over the weekend, my dad went to … Continue reading

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morning energy smoothie with peaches & raspberries

I had a great time at my triathlon training camping trip this past weekend, but I have to admit – I’m tired! There was a lot of preparing, road tripping, setting up and sleeping in a tent, and getting a … Continue reading

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spicy avocado egg salad recipe

I try to cook as much as possible, no matter how busy I get. But then I go through phases when it’s not finding the time to cook that is the issue. I simply can not think of anything satisfying … Continue reading

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an easy korean bibimbap inspired recipe

The last time I was in LA, I dropped by a little cafe in Brentwood called M Cafe for a solo weekday lunch. It’s your typical LA cafe – pressed juices, vegan and gluten free options, all that good stuff … Continue reading

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sasstress approved: 5 easy to make vegan desserts

Dietary restrictions can be especially difficult when it comes to our favorite desserts. I’m figuring out this whole gluten free thing and in the process, I’m learning a bit about vegan baking as well. Baking without eggs or butter may … Continue reading

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sweet potato & quinoa chili recipe

After a long day, I love relaxing with some tasty comfort while catching up on some Bravo TV. I discovered this recipe awhile ago when I was low on groceries and too tired to go to the store. I scrapped … Continue reading

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warm mushroom and spicy lentil salad recipe

I started this gluten free diet last week. I have to tell you, it’s so much more difficult than I expected! I rarely eat bread or pasta, so I figured it would be a minor lifestyle adjustment and I would … Continue reading

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